Anchored: Classical Education For All

Anchored: Classical Education For All

“Anchored” is a podcast published by Classic Learning Initiatives, a group of educators, businesspeople and scholars dedicated to reconnecting intellectual pursuit with the pursuit of virtue. The show features CEO Jeremy Tate engaging in conversations with...
Tag Team: The Parent/Teacher Partnership

Tag Team: The Parent/Teacher Partnership

“Tag!” On a school day back in 2007, I remember a mom enthusiastically say this to me as she tapped me on the shoulder during afternoon pick-up. The tag-team image has stuck with me through the years as a great visual to express how parent/teacher partnership works...
Deep Rest

Deep Rest

Nap time. A most dreaded phrase by toddlers everywhere, but the elusive thing longed for by many adults. Rest. To adults, sometimes this word feels like a four-letter word. Something heinous. Sinful even. Or, at best, unproductive. “Stop? I can’t. I must keep busy;...
Living Classically: Some Quick Thoughts

Living Classically: Some Quick Thoughts

When I talk to my colleagues or to parents here at the school, I frequently hear something like this: “I want my students/children to have the kind of education that I didn’t get.” As teachers, we usually feel like we’ve ended up acquiring something similar to the...
Living in Lagniappe

Living in Lagniappe

Lagniappe. A word that means a little something extra. Like the extra beignet that is thrown into the bag by the baker. It’s a French word that is tossed around quite a bit in my home state of Louisiana. A common expression meaning a gift, a little something added on...
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